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Mahogany (Khaya) Crotch Wood Veneer

Khaya Mahogany Crotch VeneerMahogany has become a kind of generic term for any one of a handful of imported, fine grain, reddish-brown wood veneers. The most common "mahogany" is African mahogany also known as Khaya, which typically has a darker and tighter grain. It is important to note that crotch veneers must be bonded to the project surface with a PPR glue. No other adhesive type is suitable for this type of veneer.

Veneer lots #29249 through #29309 in the list below are thought to have come from a tree found in Cameroon Africa.

Common Name:
  Khaya, African Mahogany
Scientific Name:
  Khaya ivorensis
  Reddish Brown, Red, Orange
Typical Origin:
  Angola, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, and Nigeria
  Medium to Hard
  Interlocking, fine grain
  Readily accepts stains and finishes
Did You Know:
  According to Wikipedia... "The tree's bark is bitter and can be used as a natural remedy for coughs and whooping cough. Some find that when mixed with black peppercorns it can be used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. Planting the tree improves and enriches the soil, so many people use the tree for that as well."

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